(Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2018)
Whether racing around a paved track, down a straight lane, or across a dirt course, all race cars have one thing in common. They are chasing the checkered flag! No matter their shape or color, race cars are designed for speed. This title revs readers up as it winds through information about the parts and purposes of race cars. Simple informational text introduces key details of machines. Visual features engage the reader and allow for comparing and contrasting. Text/photo correspondence aids in learning key details of a text. Well-organized chapters help students identify primary details. Photo labels visually define glossary terms and other important words. Machine profiles spotlight a specific machine in each title. Size info graphics compare machines to one another and to the average human. ""How to Spot"" sidebars show several key features of each machine. Table of contents, glossary, index are also included.